Language stays
Intensive French course for university students of French.

Discovery Stay of Paris with a guide, history and culture courses, theatre, café théâtre and cinema.

Paris - Stage Cavilam-Alliance Française

December, 31st 2019 - January, 29th 2020

A 10-day stay of cultural discovery in Paris, followed by 3 weeks of intensive courses at the CAVILAM - Alliance Française with a host family stay.

Language

Culture

Art and Litterature

History

30 days / 29 nights stay in France from : 

3 500€ / Person

Included :

  • Half board in a youth hotel in Paris
  • Stay with a host family in Vichy
  • Courses at CAVILAM – Alliance Française
  • All transport in France
  • Guided tours
  • Booking of visited sites
  • Documentation on the stay

Not included :

  • One meal per day
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
  • Travel to and from France

DAY 1  –  Paris

  • Welcome and presentation of the programme.
  • Welcome lunch follow by the visit of the Sainte-Chapelle.

DAY 2  –  Paris

  • Classes on Paris history from the Romans to 17th century and preparation of films.
  • Visit of Saint-Denis Basilica.
  • Evening : Cinema.

DAY 3  –  Paris     

  • Classes on French Impressionism.
  • Oral presentation of newspaper articles by students.
  • Musée d’Orsay guided visit.
  • Cruise on the river.

DAY 4  –  Paris    

  • Classes on the history of Paris from the 17th to the 21st century.
  • Preparation of a play.
  • Oral presentation of newspaper articles by students.
  • Guided visit of the Louvre Museum and the gardens of Palais Royal.
  • An evening at the theâtre.

DAY 5  –  Paris     

  • Guided visit of the Château de Versailles and its gardens.
  • Paris Department Stores and possibility of shopping.

DAY 6  –  Paris – Vichy     

  • Tour Eiffel.
  • Choice of exhibition or visit, ex : Père Lachaise, Catacombes, Music Museum.

DAY 7 / DAY 25  – Vichy    

  • Discovery of a very important street market.
  • Travel from Paris to Vichy.
  • 18 nights with a host family.
  • 72 language courses of 45 minutes each.

DAY 25 – Paris – Vichy

  • Return to Paris by train after classes.

DAY 26  –  Paris     

  • Oral presentation of your experience at the CAVILAM – Alliance Française.
  • Presentation of the French political system.
  • Preparation of a Café-theâtre play.
  • Exceptional visit of the Palais du Luxembourg on the invitation of a Senator.
  • Evening : Café-théâtre.

DAY 27  –  Paris   

  • Presentation of the architectural face of Paris.
  • Presentation of new films.
  • Choice of visit offered to the students ex : Exhibitions, the Opéra Garnier, le Marais.
  • Evening : Cinema.

DAY 28  –  Paris     

  • Guided visit of Montmartre.
  • Guided visit of the Latin Quarter.

DAY 29  –  Paris    

  • Individual presentations.
  • Farewell lunch in a remarquable restaurant.
  • Free from 15h30.

DAY 30  –  Paris     

  • Departure.

Both parts of this “stage” will include all-day intensive language practise and cultural activities, the two being closely inter-related.

Each morning session will include a preparation for the days activities, feedback and discussion on the previous day’s activities. Each day, a different theme is treated – for example : Medieval and Renaissance Paris, French Impressionist Painting, the national press, current French politics…
Each student will be asked to study one of the major national daily newspapers and present one of the articles of their choice to the group for discussion.

At the CAVILAM – Alliance Française, you will have :

  • Intensive French language courses (Approximately 220 hours actively using French)
  • Afternoon workshops
  • Evening cultural activities
  • Weekend outings
  • Family-stay accommodation (which will enable students to practice their French)

On the first day, you will have a series of placement tests to ensure you are placed in a group appropriate to your level. Then follow 18 days of intensive formal language classes, (26 classes and workshops each week).

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